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Space Weather Can Alter Electronic Voting Machines

Space Weather Can Alter Electronic Voting Machines

When all sources of errors have been ruled out and 4096 phoney votes have still been given to a candidate, who do you blame? In some cases, these kinds of glitches may be coming from outer space, according to scientists who discussed this cosmic conundrum today at the annual meeting…

8 Amazing Uses For Metamaterials, The Tech Behind Invisibility Cloaks

8 Amazing Uses For Metamaterials, The Tech Behind Invisibility Cloaks

Metamaterials are a mind-bending class of matter. Broadly defined as manmade materials with unusual properties not found in nature, this category of materials is probably most famous for serving as the building blocks for a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak. But so much more is possible.